Zachary Quinto, who played the new Spock in J.J. Abrams’ 2009 Star Trek and Star Trek Into Darkness films, has posted a touching tribute to his friend Leonard Nimoy, who died on Friday at 83.
Via Instagram, Quinto said:
my heart is broken. i love you profoundly my dear friend. and i will miss you everyday. may flights of angels sing thee to thy rest.
The two actors formed a close friendship shortly after Quinto was announced to portray the iconic character, made famous by Nimoy in the 1960s.
The two starred together in an Audi commercial in 2013, which you can watch below:
Quinto joins the legions of fans, celebrities, friends and family who have paid tribute to the fallen Star Trek actor.